The KKE salutes the large-scale workers’ strikes and people’s demonstrations in Kazakhstan against high prices, unemployment, poverty, misery, and other major social problems to which the capitalist system has led millions of people 30 years after the counter-revolutionary overthrow and the dissolution of the USSR.
We express our solidarity with the thousands of workers who, in defiance of the police-state and repression regime, took to the streets demanding the improvement of their standard of living and expressing their opposition to the looting of the country’s energy wealth by monopolies.
- The release of all protesters detained by the police, as well as the release of all political prisoners.
- The abolition of all anti-union and anti-labour laws, which have outlawed hundreds of trade unions in recent years, in an effort to allow the government control the labour–trade union movement.
- The legalization of the Socialist Movement of Kazakhstan and the Communist Party of Kazakhstan, which have been banned by the country’s authorities.
International Relations Section of the CC of the KKE
January 5, 2022 KKE (Communist Party of Greece)